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Moi Virunthu in U.S. to raise funds for cyclone victims in Tamil Nadu

A group of Tamil women residing in the US organised a Moi Virunthu (community feast) to raise funds for cyclone-affected residents of a village in Pudukkottai district. 

10 Dec 2018

Gaja victims suffering from psychological disorders, says IMH team 

IMH plans to bring out a locally-relevant module on post-disaster psychological first-aid which it will use to train doctors at government hospitals and primary health centres.

02 Dec 2018

A feast TANGEDCO staff won’t forget for rest of their lives

The village people developed a good rapport with the workers as they considered them their special guests and friendships have blossomed. 

29 Nov 2018

Very few students turn up to schools in cyclone-ravaged delta districts

'Many families lost houses and basic amenities. Even drinking water is scarce. How could parents send their wards to school,' a teacher said.

24 Nov 2018

Fewer migratory bird deaths in Tamil Nadu's Kodiyakarai

Forest department officials stated it was too premature to arrive at the exact number of bird deaths as Thursday was only the third day of the assessment.

23 Nov 2018

In Vijay's 'Nanban' style, baby Gajashri delivered in power-less hospital room amidst cyclone

With no options available, the doctors decided to use the flashlights of mobile phones and help Manjula deliver the baby.

22 Nov 2018

Cyclone Gaja: Coconut growers fear for livelihoods after devastation

Deputy CM O Panneerselvam said, 'Certain people are spreading false news among the public, thus leading to protests among people.'

20 Nov 2018

Cyclone Gaja uproots 3,000 trees planted by green activist Thangasamy on 30 acres

An active campaigner for the green cause, Thangasamy planted lakhs of saplings across the State, including several thousand trees on his own land.

20 Nov 2018

Cyclone Gaja: Pubescent girl in Tamil Nadu dies as tree falls on thatched barn

Soon after the rescue, another tree fell on the thatched hut, sources said. 

19 Nov 2018

Picking up threads in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district after dark night of Cyclone Gaja

As the cyclone was playing hide-and-seek on Thursday afternoon, people in Vedaranyam were oscillating between a life of fantasy and reality.

17 Nov 2018

Scramble to stock up essentials in Nagapattinam before Cyclone Gaja makes landfall

Thanks to the unabated coverage of Gaja’s progress and lessons learnt from cyclonic storms in the past, people headed to marketplaces right from the morning on Thursday.

16 Nov 2018

Cyclone Gaja: Protecting salt and boats priority in Kodiyakkarai

Workers in salt pans situated on the way to Kodiyakkarai had a frantic day covering produce using tarpaulin and other materials to protect it from rainfall.

16 Nov 2018

Man rescues  peacock from floods

In an adventurous act across Kollidam river, a person risked his life to descend from a bridge using a rope to save a peacock, which almost got washed away in the floods after it got stuck to a shrub

20 Aug 2018

M Karunanidhi mobilised farmers to get foothold in Tamil Nadu in 1957 elections

Karunanidhi’s maiden speech in the Assembly was on the Nagavaram issue and he waged a 20-day protest (August 23-September 9, 1957) against the landlord by leading the peasants.

09 Aug 2018

Government school becomes go-to destination for students in Tamil Nadu's Padukkottai

While the 120 trees help keep the temperature cool on the outside, the five smart classrooms add to its popularity.

11 Jul 2018